Louisa has had a craving for giant blueberry muffins for several months. Usually I make chocolate chip banana muffins, because what else can you do with over-ripened bananas? But today was a snow day, and she wanted to whip up something special for breakfast. Would cinnamon rolls be possible? No, not really because they take… Read More
Archives for February 2010
It’s no surprise that in an effort to grab eyeballs, “Time Magazine” has produced a list of The Top 10 Most Dangerous Foods. But in order to avoid a panic in the supermarket, I will reassure you that there’s no real news in this list. In fact, my guess is that most folks have never… Read More
“C is for cookie, that’s good enough for me.” Cookie Monster from Sesame Street.
Once the Peeps show up in the stores, spring can’t be far behind.
I really hope I don’t live to regret this. Last month I had a general physical, my first one in about 5 years. I’m usually leery about going to the doctor when I’m feeling well, because they just have to find something wrong with you, don’t they? And then you get involved with prescriptions and… Read More
Ever since we’ve had our cats, I’ve gone out of my way to purchase the healthiest food I can for them. Originally I purchased the healthiest food available in Pet Smart, at the recommendation of Linda who runs the cat shelter from which we adopted several of our cats. When we adopted our fifth, most… Read More
My mom recently passed along to me a few old cookbooks and it’s been interesting reading through them. The first thing that jumps out at me is the simplicity of the old books. Cookbooks have changed a lot since the 1960’s and 1980’s when these were published. Compared with these books, new books fall into… Read More
Last week both girls decided that they wanted bento box lunches. After poring through my bento box cookbook they each chose a different lunch. Louisa picked one that had cute (?) insect like shapes crawling on top of her lunch, and Annie selected one that had teddy bear rice shapes. Sadly, I didn’t have a… Read More
“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis, Creator of Garfield
Some kids went outside during last week’s snow day. Louisa chose to make cupcakes from scratch. Completely on her own. And they were delicious.